"Fear of the Future, Lived through the Past": Transitional Justice in the Wake of Ethnic Conflict

Paige Arthur
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The social dynamics of ethnic identities is a huge subject. This article narrows the issue by looking specifically at ethnic conflict. It surveys for a transitional justice audience the key factors driving ethnic conflict, and describes some of the more well-known methods of addressing those factors. The goal is to adapt, for the purposes of transitional justice, what has been learned from the extensive body of existing research on ethnic conflict.